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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch (Geurinck) : reduced form of Goederick, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements god ‘god’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’ or alternatively a patronymic from a derivative of the personal name Gregorius (see Gregory) or of a Germanic personal name such as Goder(t) (see Gothard) or Go(de)rik.

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